Geoff Simm is Assistant Principal and Director of the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security at the University of Edinburgh. This is one of five Global Academies that aim to galvanize interdisciplinary teaching, research and translation – across the University and with partners – on key global challenges.
Prior to taking up this role in 2016, Geoff was involved in animal breeding and wider
agricultural research, education and knowledge exchange in SRUC and its forebears, and held a variety of leadership roles in SRUC – latterly as Vice Principal Research.
Geoff is a Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Societies and a Fellow of the Royal Society of